CANCELLED: History of the Soldier
Fort Verde State Historic Park
April 4-5, 2020
Fort Verde State Historic Park will honor veterans at its annual "History of the Soldier" event. Through living history interpretation, the park will honor the dedication, commitment, and sacrifice of the military men and women from the Armed Forces of all eras. We invite veterans from around the state to attend this event.
Experience a military timeline of our history, from the Revolutionary War to present day. Presentations, military drills, fashion show and a period church service Sunday morning. Camps, cannon and soldiers will all be at this annual event.
September 27, 2020
Colonel's Daughter/Little Britches & Petticoat Contest
Young women from the Camp Verde area compete in poise and horsemanship for a set of spurs and the title of "Colonel's Daughter," inspired by the 1882 novel by Capt. Charles E. King.
October 10-11, 2020
Fort Verde Days
Fort Verde State Historic Park celebrates Fort Verde Days with a flag-raising and lowering ceremony, living history presentations with the Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars period re-enactors, special presentations, a fashion show, cavalry drills and a vintage baseball game.
November 14, 2020
Flag Disposal Ceremony
Fort Verde State Historic Park and American Legion Post #135 will be hosting the annual flag disposal ceremony on Saturday, November 17, 2018.